Apr 10 1991
Mr. Dean Shah
Spectra Dyestuffs Inc.
9837 Belmont Street
Bellflower, CA 90706
RE: The tariff classification of four dyes from India.
Dear Mr. Shah:
In your letter dated March 13, 1991, you requested a tariff
classification ruling the following Dyes:
Product Color Index Number CAS#
Direct Yellow Direct Yellow 8 51363-80-5
Chrysophenine Direct Yellow 12 2870-32-8
Fast Yellow RR Direct Yellow 28 8005-72-9
Sun Yellow RCH Direct Yellow 99 unknown
The applicable subheading for Direct Yellow and
Chrysophenine will be 3204.14.5000, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of
the United States (HTS), which provides for other direct dyes.
The rate of duty will be 20 percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for Sun Yellow RCH will be
3204.14.3000, HTS, which provides for other direct dyes: products
described in additional U.S. note 3 to section VI. The rate of
duty will be 15 percent ad valorem.
The applicable subheading for Fast Yellow RR will be
3204.14.2500, HTS. The rate of duty will be 20 percent ad
This ruling is being issued under the provisions of Section
177 of the Customs Regulations (19 C.F.R. 177).
A copy of this ruling letter should be attached to the entry
documents filed at the time this merchandise is imported. If the
documents have been filed without a copy, this ruling should be
brought to the attention of the Customs officer handling the
Jean F. Maguire
New York Seaport